California's First Passenger Railroad

California's First Passenger Railroad (HMAGR)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95811 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 34.44', W 121° 30.406'

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The Sacramento Valley Railroad running from Sacramento to Folsom, was begun at this site on February 12, 1855. Here, at Third and R Streets, was located the Sacramento passenger terminal. The turntable and freight depot were at Third and Front Streets. Completion of the railroad was celebrated at Folsom on February 22, 1856.
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HM NumberHMAGR
Series This marker is part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail series
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Marker Number526
Year Placed1955
Placed ByThe California State Park Commission in cooperation with The Sacramento County Historical Society, February 12, 1955
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 8:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 630076 N 4270561
Decimal Degrees38.57400000, -121.50676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.44', W 121° 30.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 26.40" N, 121° 30' 24.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 R St, Sacramento CA 95811, US
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